ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 25th Nov, 2020 ) :Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umer Wednesday urged the opposition parties to adopt pragmatic approach in the larger interest of public health and their jobs amid second wave of COVID-19.
He said during the first wave of COVID-19, the world had acknowledged the policies of Pakistan regarding smart lockdown adding the success achieved by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government in the past, may be downed if opposition played a negative role in the current situation.
Like other countries, he said, India was facing economic recession due to COVID-19 outbreak. Despite economic crunch being faced by developed countries, he said, Pakistan‘s exports, remittances, foreign direct investment and industrial sector witnessed upward trend.
To a question, Asad Umer said the incumbent government was going to take hard decisions in coming days. “We are planning to bring fast improvement in gas and power sector to facilitate the general public, ” he said.
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